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Mahadevi Varma

Mahadevi Varma, was an Indian Hindi-language poet and a novelist. She is considered as one of the four major pillars of the Chhayawadi era in Hindi literature. She has been also addressed as the Modern Meera. Poet Nirala had once called her "Saraswati in the vast temple of Hindi Literature". Varma had witnessed India both before and after independence. She was one of those poets who worked for the wider society of India. Not only her poetry but also her... Read More

Born26 March 1907
Farrukhabad, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India
Died11 September 1987 (aged 80)
Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
OccupationNovelist, poet and short-story writer
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